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All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAE' (226)

CSR helps local companies to ‘compete and innovate’

Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, on Wednesday stressed the importance of corporate social responsibility that has a huge positive impact on local companies and their ability to compete and innovate globally.

Shaikh Ahmed, who is also Chairman of the Dubai Airports and Emirates airline, and Honourary Patron of the Dubai Quality Group or DQG, commended the efforts of experts and investors from major companies for…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 26, 2012 at 10:57am — No Comments

Al Khaliji included in Standard and Poor's Hawkamah Environment, Social, and Governance Index

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (Al Khaliji) Q.S.C. has been included in the first ever regional Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Index, put together by Hawkamah in collaboration with international rating company Standard & Poor's, with the support of the International Finance Corporation.…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 26, 2012 at 10:56am — No Comments

Nuqul Group strategically expands its corporate social responsibility initiative

Nuqul Group signed an agreement with Q-Perspective to mark the launch of the second phase of its community work and corporate social responsibility initiative in the adopted Al-Koura District.…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 24, 2012 at 9:54am — No Comments

Visa and Al Dhafra School to help children become financial super heroes

Marvel Comics and Visa have teamed up with Al Dhafra School to create a one-of-a-kind financial literacy comic book called Avengers: Saving The Day. Combining Marvel's iconic characters, including the Avengers and Spider-Man, with Visa's financial literacy expertise, this free comic…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 21, 2012 at 10:21am — No Comments

Bee'ah launches new online social portal for the UAE's environmental community

Bee'ah - the Middle East's leading and award-winning integrated environmental and waste management company - will launch its new environmental community portal mybeeah.ae this Earth Day, a new social media hub as part of its community initiative mybee'ah, which aims to bring together environmental advocates and leaders, to interactively engage in shaping a greener future of the…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 19, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Schneider Electric Named among Ethisphere Institute's 100 World's Most Ethical Companies

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, today announced it has been ranked among the Top 100 World's Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row. The distinction recognizes the Group's efforts to promote the highest ethical behaviour in business.

The list is released by Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Sustainability dominates afternoon sessions at Global Aerospace Summit

'Investing in airport capacity while keeping customers satisfied' was the subject of the afternoon's opening panel discussion, featuring James Bennett, CEO, Abu Dhabi Airports Company; Rosemarie S. Andolino, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation; Nicolas Villen, CEO, Ferrovial Aeropuertos; Paul Reid, Managing Director, NATS; and Shane O'Hare, CEO, Royal Jet.…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Injazat supports Abu Dhabi Men's College sustainability advocacy at 8th Engineering Excellence Forum

The Higher Colleges of Technology's Abu Dhabi Men's College (ADMC) has conducted its 8th Engineering Excellence Forum to advocate 'greener' approaches to development.…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 18, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

ENOC unveils new corporate positioning as global partner 'behind every successful journey'

Highlighting the role that ENOC plays in touching the lives of people, the new positioning statement reflects the company's four business lines, global footprint, and its commitment to corporate social responsibility initiatives and sustainable development.

Building on the ENOC logo to reflect the continuum of the organisation's operations, the new branding platform emphasizes the four key businesses of the company - Supply, Trading & Processing; Terminals;…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 16, 2012 at 10:20am — No Comments

Dubai Chamber launches Sustainability Network task groups

To raise the bar for responsible business practices in the emirate, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry officially launched five task groups comprising of members from its Sustainability Network during a ceremony held at the Chamber premises on…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 15, 2012 at 8:08am — No Comments

Etisalat sponsors 100 students in first batch of Ayaadi's Empowerment Program

Under the patronage and in presence of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Etisalat's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm,Ayaadi, launched an Empowerment Program that aims to support talented and…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 10, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Bee'ah to organise environmental walk on Earth Day and launch new community portal

Celebrating Earth Day and its message: 'Mobilize the Earth', Bee'ah - the Middle East's leading & award-winning fully integrated environmental & waste management company - is set to organise the first Environmental-Walkathon on April 22nd 2012 in Sharjah, to draw…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 10, 2012 at 9:48am — No Comments

Pi Slice: Building a Culture of Transparent CSR

While some corporate social responsibility programs create real change, others are functional in name only, ineffective, or simply lacking in the region. To bring the private sector in the MENA region further on board with supporting social initiatives, new venture Pi Slice has launched to boost transparency and consolidation in the CSR…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 10, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Borouge and Takreer launch a Health, Safety and Environment campaign

In line with their commitment to sustainability and social responsibility, Borouge and Takreer, two of ADNOC and its Group of Companies, organize a four-day joint campaign on health, safety and environment (HSE) from April 9-12, 2012, at the Shaikh Khalifa Energy Complex in Abu Dhabi, UAE.…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 9, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments

DIFC encourages corporations to adopt more sustainability practices through its CSR workshop

Held under the patronage of Dr Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) hosted its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) workshop.

The workshop discussed sustainability practices of different corporates in the UAE and the region, showcasing a number of successful initiatives. Attended…


Added by CSR Middle East on April 6, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments

Ayaadi's first CSR Talk workshop discusses role of advanced technologies in developing UAE education sector

In line with its sustained efforts to support the education sector in the UAE, Etisalat's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)initiative Ayaadi discussed the role of advanced technologies in developing learning and teaching methods in the country. The discussion was held as part of…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 29, 2012 at 9:04am — No Comments

Empower to participate in Dubai Earth Hour celebrations

Empower, the largest district cooling services provider in the MENA region, will be participating in the Dubai Earth Hour celebrations, organized by the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and DEWA, in association with Emirates Wildlife Society (EWS) and Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).



Added by CSR Middle East on March 29, 2012 at 9:02am — No Comments

First Jumeirah resort accredited with Green Globe Certification in Dubai

 Jumeirah Emirates Towers, part of Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has been awarded the internationally-renowned Green Globe Certification (GGC) following a recent sustainability audit.

The five-star Jumeirah Emirates Towers has been consistently developing its green policies in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program and is the first of the Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts to be accredited with Green Globe…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 29, 2012 at 8:57am — No Comments

Dubai Airport cuts CO2 emissions

Dubai Airports' conservation efforts are paying environmental and financial dividends as the organisation today reported the results of 2011 energy and fuel saving initiatives that reduced CO2 emissions by 72,793 tonnes, saved 131.9 million gallons of water and achieved Dh15.9 million ($4.33 million) in fuel savings.

"We take our environmental responsibility very seriously and as we step up efforts to limit our footprint, it's becoming increasingly clear that green business is good…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 28, 2012 at 5:36pm — No Comments

ADGAS employees to take part in Earth Hour

The employees of Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS) decided to meet again the environmental challenge and further reduce their personal and corporate environmental footprint by proactively embracing the Earth Hour initiative for the second consecutive…


Added by CSR Middle East on March 26, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

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